See the very best of KwaZulu-Natal beaches, eerie Battlefields tours in the north and sensational wildlife in private game reserves on the Voyage2Africa 10-day bespoke package tour. This tailor-made safari takes you to the Indian Ocean shores, Boer and Zulu War battlegrounds and the untouched wilderness of famous game reserves. Start in tropical Umhlanga Rocks near Durban in a luxury hotel, then head to the soft green rolling hills of the incredible Battlefields of Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift and Spioenkop before you head to the exclusive Phinda Game Reserve for a Big 5 safari.
DURATION 9 NIGHTS
CAN BE EXTENDED
STARTS FROM Durban, Kwazulu Natal
ENDS AT Durban, Kwazulu Natal
per person sharing
Day to Day Itinerary
Days 1 – 2
2 NIGHTS, BED AND BREAKFAST BASIS
Arrive at the new Durban airport and self-drive to The Oyster Box Hotel, an impressive and award-winning hotel on the seashore at Umhlanga Rocks just north of Durban. Experience true 5-star bliss here with the glorious infinity pool and terrace facing the warm Indian Ocean. Select a different bar and restaurant daily and spend many hours simply unwinding at The Oyster Box. Elegant rooms feature antiques, private balconies, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee-making facilities, and fresh fruit and flowers.
Days 3 – 4
2 NIGHTS, FULL BOARD BASIS
Leave the coast and head towards the famous Battlefields region to find Three Tree Hill Lodge at the the historic Spioenkop Battlefield where the Boers fought off the English from their vantage point on top of Spioenkop Hill. A professional guide brings it all to life for you, a vital part of South Africa’s history with many stories still being told. Return to Three Tree Hill Lodge for some pampering and relaxation in elegant surroundings. Enjoy the superb views over a region alive with our heritage.
Days 5 – 6
2 NIGHTS, FULL BOARD BASIS
More battlefields for the historically interested will make for a fascinating holiday! Continue this picturesque tour as you wend north to experience the famous battlefields of the 1879 Anglo-Zulu War. Here you will wander around the historic sites of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift where hundreds of British were lost during their biggest defeat. You will stay in Fugitives Drift, the place where the survivors from Isandlwana crossed the Buffalo River.
Days 7 – 9
Leave the Battlefields, your head ringing with all the history you have absorbed, some of South Africa’s most pertinent and heart-rending battles! Time to feel you again in the pristine wilderness of the fantastic Phinda Private Game Reserve in the east. Settle into the elegant Phinda Mountain Lodge boasting panoramic views of the scenic Ubombo Mountains and the South African bushveld beyond. Game drives, bush walks and top class cuisine!
Your last morning sees you enjoy one last game drive and a sumptuous breakfast. Then you sadly check out of the Phinda Game Reserve and drive south along the N2 to Durban, taking about 3 hours to complete your safari and continue onwards with your own travel arrangements. Adieu!